The average hourly pay for a Quality Control (QC) Technician in Canada is C$17.79.
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Job Description for Quality Control (QC) Technician
Quality control (QC) technicians are a crucial part of almost all manufacturing operations. Contrary to what some believe, they are not only involved as a final check before a product goes out the door; they are also responsible for verifying the quality of the basic materials received (as using a flawed material in the production process will inevitably result in a flawed end product) as well as every step in the manufacturing process. Essentially, their job is to bring any quality issues to …Read more
Quality Control (QC) Technician Tasks
- Perform routine testing to ensure quality and adherence to regulations and standards.
- Conduct risk assessment and corrective action solutions.
- Support factory quality engineers and managers with customer and supplier issues.
- Calibrate and maintain all gauges and test machines.
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Popular Skills for Quality Control (QC) Technician
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Skills in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Data Analysis and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control (QC) Technician
An entry-level Quality Control (QC) Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$15.57 based on 146 salaries. An early career Quality Control (QC) Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$17.06 based on 283 salaries. A mid-career Quality Control (QC) Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$19.95 based on 81 salaries. An experienced Quality Control (QC) Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$20.78 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$19.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Quality Control (QC) Technician in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 34.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (20.9% more) and Ottawa, Ontario (10.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (14.6% less), Mississauga, Ontario (14.3% less) and Montréal, Québec (10.5% less).
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